somewhere in which hands and tools of war are deposited for safe-keeping
- all the weapons and equipment that a country has
- an accumulation of sources
- a spot where hands are made
- an army structure where arms and ammo alongside armed forces equipment tend to be stored and training is given inside using hands
- a location in which arms and instruments of war tend to be deposited for safe-keeping.
- Armor; defensive and offensive arms.
- A manufactory of arms, as rifles, muskets, pistols, bayonets, swords.
- Ensigns armorial; armorial bearings.
- That part of heraldry which treats of coating armor.
Code title for a giant black cock and balls.
"arms and tools collectively," c.1300; see supply (n.2) + -ory. Meaning "place in which hands tend to be produced" is from mid-15c. Additionally found in a feeling of "arsenal" (mid-15c.), "the science of heraldry" (belated 15c.), from Old French armoierie, from armoier "to blazon," from Latin arma "weapons" (see supply (n.2)).
(letter.) A place in which hands and tools of war tend to be deposited for safe keeping.
- (n.) Armor; protective and offensive hands.
- (letter.) A manufactory of hands, as rifles, muskets, pistols, bayonets, swords.
- (letter.) Ensigns armorial; armorial bearings.
- (letter.) That branch of heraldry which treats of layer armor.
The armory was not the collection of a wealthy connoisseur; this was the personal armory of a man accustomed to killing often.